Juneteenth is celebrated every year on June 19th in the United States to commemorate Union army general Gordon Granger's apprising federal orders in the city of Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865, proclaiming all slaves in Texas were now free.

Juneteenth is also celebrated and known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day and Liberation Day.


The holiday was first celebrated in Texas, where on that date in 1865, in the aftermath of the Civil War, slaves were declared free under the terms of the 1862 Emancipation Proclamation.

That's why here we have shared some of the Best Juneteenth Quotes, Wishes, Images, Pictures, Poster & Wallpaper with you so that you can share it on your social media profiles like Twitter, Instagram & Facebook to aware people about it.


Juneteenth Quotes, Wishes, Meaning, Images, Pictures, Poster, Wallpaper


Juneteenth Quotes & Sayings

1. Everything will change. The only question is growing up or decaying. - Nikki Giovanni

2. Where annual elections end where slavery begins. - John Quincy Adams

3. We all require and want respect, man or woman, Black or white. It’s our basic human right. - Aretha Franklin

4. My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together. - Desmond Tutu

5. Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation. - Coretta Scott King


6. Go to work! Go to work in the morn of a new creation... until you have... reached the height of self-progress, and from that pinnacle bestow upon the world a civilization of your own. - Marcus Garvey

7. I swear to the Lord I still can’t see why democracy means everybody but me. - Langston Hughes

8. You can’t separate peace from freedom, because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom. - Malcolm X

9. I prayed for freedom for twenty years, but received no answer until I prayed with my legs. - Frederick Douglass

10. We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers. - Bayard Rustin

11. Won’t it be wonderful when Black history and Native American history and Jewish history and all of U.S. history is taught from one book. Just U.S. history. - Maya Angelou


12. We are not ready to fight because we love fighting. We are ready to fight because we are worth fighting for. - Zoé Samudzi

13. If you know whence you came, there is really no limit to where you can go. - James Baldwin

14. Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. - Abraham Lincoln.

15. There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made. - Michelle Obama

16. Do not be silent; there is no limit to the power that may be released through you. - Howard Thurman


17. God’s time (Emancipation) is always near. He set the North Star in the heavens; He gave me the strength in my limbs; He meant I should be free. - Harriet Tubman
18. I knew then and I know now, when it comes to justice, there is no easy way to get it. - Claudette Colvin